Outgrowing God: A Beginner’s Guide

08 July 2020 | By Richard Dawkins | Filed in: atheism.

Should we believe in God In this new book, written for a new generation, the brilliant science writer and author of The God Delusion, explains why we shouldn t n nShould we believe in God Do we need God in order to explain the existence of the universe Do we need God in order to be good In twelve

Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam

08 July 2020 | By Yasmine Mohammed | Filed in: atheism.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali s Infidel meets The Handmaid s TaleSince September 11th, 2001, the Western world has been preoccupied with Islam and its role in terrorism Yet public debate about the faith is polarized one camp praises the religion of peace while the other claims all Muslims are terrorists Canad

This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom

08 July 2020 | By Martin Hägglund | Filed in: atheism.

A profound, original, and accessible book that offers a new secular vision of how we can lead our lives Ranging from fundamental existential questions to the most pressing social issues of our time, This Life shows why our commitment to freedom and democracy should lead us beyond both religion and

Alpha God: The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression

08 July 2020 | By Hector A. Garcia | Filed in: atheism.

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues

Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

08 July 2020 | By Sam Harris | Filed in: atheism.

In this deeply informed and absorbing exchange, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz present an antidote to the polarizing rhetoric and obscurantism that have become defining features of our time honest dialogue A renowned critic of religion, Harris finds the doctrines of Islam dangerous and irredeemable.

The Divine Reality: God, Islam and the Mirage of Atheism

08 July 2020 | By Hamza Andreas Tzortzis | Filed in: atheism.

In The Divine Reality, Hamza Andreas Tzortzis provides a compelling case for the rational and spiritual foundations of Islam, whilst intelligently and compassionately deconstructing atheism Join him on an existential, spiritual and rational journey that articulates powerful arguments for the existe

Giving the Devil His Due: Reflections of a Scientific Humanist

08 July 2020 | By Michael Shermer | Filed in: atheism.

Who is the Devil And what is he due The Devil is anyone who disagrees with you And what he is due is the right to speak his mind He must have this for your own safety s sake because his freedom is inextricably tied to your own If he can be censored, why shouldn t you be censored If we put ba

The Atheist Muslim: A Journey from Religion to Reason

08 July 2020 | By Ali A. Rizvi | Filed in: atheism.

In much of the Muslim world, religion is the central foundation upon which family, community, morality, and identity are built The inextricable embedment of religion in Muslim culture has forced a new generation of non believing Muslims to face the heavy costs of abandoning their parents religion

Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto

08 July 2020 | By Lesley Hazleton | Filed in: atheism.

A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging and ultimately the most honest stance toward the mysteries of existence One in four Americans reject any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as spirit

Seven Types of Atheism

08 July 2020 | By John N. Gray | Filed in: atheism.

For a generation now, public debate has been corroded by a narrow derision of religion in the name of an often very vaguely understood science John Gray s stimulating and extremely enjoyable new book describes the rich, complex world of the atheist tradition, a tradition which he sees as in many

Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion

08 July 2020 | By Susan Jacoby | Filed in: atheism.

In a groundbreaking historical work that addresses religious conversion in the West from an uncompromisingly secular perspective, Susan Jacoby challenges the conventional narrative of conversion as a purely spiritual journey From the transformation on the road to Damascus of the Jew Saul into the C

Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

08 July 2020 | By Tim Whitmarsh | Filed in: atheism.

How new is atheism Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far remote past In Battling the Gods, Tim Whit

The God Delusion

08 July 2020 | By Richard Dawkins | Filed in: atheism.

A preeminent scientist and the world s most prominent atheist asserts the irrationality of belief in God, and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9 11 n nWith rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex obsessed tyrant of the Old Testam

God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

08 July 2020 | By Christopher Hitchens | Filed in: atheism.

With his unique brand of erudition and wit, Hitchens describes the ways in which religion is man made God did not make us, he says We made God He explains the ways in which religion is immoral We damage our children by indoctrinating them It is a cause of sexual repression, violence, and i